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in the matter and that takes a lot of -- there's a lot of risk and reward to that. >> reporter: megan and steve in buffalo new york learned it the hard way. after successfully adopting aiden, they wanted to give him a brother or a sister. so, they started advertising online. they were contacted by a woman claiming to be pregnant. >> i thought it was -- it was a little bit sketchy, because we'd get a new phone call and it would be like, you know what, we really need that $50 for gas and by the way, i'm going to need that weekly. >> when somebody is pushing money, money, i need it yesterday, it's instabtly a concern. >> reporter: megan and steve's adoption coordinator googled the woman's name, kimberly, only to discover she had been convicted of sending bad checks, identity theft and burglary. >> reporte do you get discouraged? >> all the time. there's great days and then there's not great days. and the thing that keeps you going is knowing that it had to happen. and it will. >> reporter: tracy and dan had the same optimism during their search for a child. they tried everything. they designed the
steve jobs' war on competitors. >> positive start to stocks this morning. jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >>> good morning. last week was the worst week for stocks since june. today starting out on a little positive note. light volume, bond market closed in observance of veterans day, stocking -- stocks are open, slightly higher across the board bloomberg index up half percent. remember how steve jobs vowed before his death last year to go thermo nuclear against rivals in patent disputes? that attitude appears to be changing many apple settles with hcc claiming -- [ unintelligible ] watch for a turn around attempt from the maker of blackberry after multiple delays, planning to unveil first of to blackberry smart tones the end of january. offering -- [ unintelligible ] [ inaudible ] >>> a lot of talk of holiday shopping. >> toys "r" us opening 8 p.m. thanksgiving day. >> your in a coma by then. >> how can you move and push people aside for all those deals. >> second dinner, dessert you have to shop to wear it off. i'm going shopping with you guys it is an
in desperate need of help. even after all the time and all the money that has poured in. abc's steve osunsami walked the streets to investigate why. >> reporter: we went climbing those long and dark stairs in red hook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority, where thousands of families are still living without heat and electricity. >> bedroom is ice cold. >> reporter: some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray. and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found mia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. because if we didn't have the stove, i don't think i could stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what's keeping you warm. >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and soup. the red cross and other agencies are here. but families are entering their third week without power and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. we were left behind. they forgot about us. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there's no
coast to coast. abc's steve osunsami with the surprising consequence of the storm. >> reporter: when those awful floodwaters from sandy came rushing through, flooding streets and swamping homes, what no one expected was the storm's surprising second hit. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a mad house. >> reporter: more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today, used car dealerships are busy with storm victims and, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into this used car dealership on staten island to buy a car, five of them lost cars to the storm. michelle and thomas lupari just bought a used minivan that can came with 70,000 miles. >> i need a car. i have to go to work tomorrow. so -- i'm kind of stuck. >> reporter: it was a happy moment -- >> sign the bottom. >> reporter: but costly, too. >> we were hoping to get something under $10,000, i winded up spending $13,000.
and steve said all collin has to do is manage the game. >> i as a competitor this, is a job i want. i want to get it faster maybe than other people feel like. so tonight, maybe i take a big step towards that. you've got to be careful. a great defense, when you're not ready to do that, you don't try to take from teammates. it's a great team. make sure a back up, number one, i'm not the reason that we lost. >> trent, you've played position and know what it like to start and come off the bench. what do you expect? >> i expect them to have success. i think he got rest this week. the way offense is structured it's friendly on first and second down. to not have a lot of experience first time guys. this is a heavy play action pick offense on first and second down. so you know you stick the ball in the belly of frank gore it's going to have an affect. open throwing lanes. >> i think we're going to see a lot of frank gore tonight. opposing team will be starting a back up quarterback, too, as jason campbell. it's going to be a battle at candle stick park. we'll have highlights and reaction from the
buildings are still without power or heat, and abc's steve osunsami went to find out why. >> reporter: we went climbing the long and dark stairs in redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority where thousands of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power, and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the hous
ticket. but the pair is accused of scamming the real winner out of the jackpot. steve osunsami is here with the latest on that. steve, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here's why when you have a clerk check a lottery ticket to see if you won, you should sign it first and then ask for it back. andy and nael ashkar scammed one of their customers out of a winning ticket. and then, tried to claim the prize. andy ashkar claims he bought that winning ticket himself, in 2006, at a syracuse convenience store where he worked. and then waited six, long years to split the money with his brother, because he worried that the cash would negatively affect his relationship with his girlfriend. >> i would hope that at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> claim it. >> waited until now. >> reporter: but they put out a detailed press release anyway, hoping it would eventually lead them to the winner. prosecutors a
cars is now going through the roof. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for the thousands of families who now need to rebuild their homes after the storm, hurricane sandy's second act feels especially cruel. >> we all lost our cars. at the same time, we're all trying to get a car. it's a madhouse. >> reporter: many of these families lost their transportation. more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today used car dealerships are busy with storm victims, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we're expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into the staten island used car dealership to buy a car, five lost their cars to the storm. michelle and thomas licari just bought a used minivan that came with 70,000 miles. >> we were hoping to get something for under $10,000. i wind up spending $13,000. >> reporter: it was a happy moment, but costly too. >> i need a car. i have off to go to work tomorrow. so i am planning to suffer. >> reporter: nancy zito lost
front there are pictures of the apple founder steve jobs who started tesla motors. this is draper university of heroes. an unconventional school teaching young entrepreneurs how to succeed in the real business world. it's founder is tim draper. now, spending millions starting this school. >> when i wanted to do is to create a school of a type that encouraged people to step out there and become heroes. to fail, fail again. until they succeed. >> the school held a program for some 40 students this summer each morning starts out with a pledge. >> he will make short term sacrifices for long term success. >> students sit on bean wags. there is yoga, go carts, kayaking, painting and survival contents.#c+l draper says these activities teach them to you take on challenges out in the real world. a few people will succeed. our goal to understand what it's like to fail and move on. >> students have to apply for the program, tuition is $7500. they're divided into teams. >> i think people working in teams do extraordinary things they won't do for themselves. >> they learn fundamentals of busin
there are pictures of steve jobs who started tesla motors. this is unconventional school that teach them how to succeed in the real business world. it's founder tim draper who investments include hot mail, skype and tesla, now he is spending million of own money starting the school. >> what i wanted to do was create a school of type that encouraged people to step out there and become heroes. to stick their neck out. as we say in the credo to sail again until they succeed. >> it's not open yet but they held a pilot program for some 40 students this summer. >> my brand and network and reputation are paramount. >> each mornings starts out with super hero. >> i will treat people well. i will make short term sacrifices. >> students sit on beanbags. there is yoga and go-carts and painting and urban and survival classes. it teach them how to take on challenges. >> few people will succeed and many people will fail at. our goal really is for them to understand what it is like to fail. to move on. >> students have to apply for the program at tuition for $7500. they are divided into teams. >> i think p
's pregame show. with steve mariucci, he told her to get a helmet that fits her correctly. >> but the highlight was gordon nationing out for gordon's snap. gordon's comment, she actually enjoys playing defense rather than scoring for offense. >>> well, "saturday night live" did not need a look-alike act tore play new jersey's governor chris christie this week because they had the real deal. >> that's right. the tough-talking governor poked fun at his notoriously short temper and that blue fleece he's been wearing for some time during a cameo. >> i'd also love to give a special thanks to my lovely wife mary fitzpatrick who has put up with her husband with the fleece who has been wearing it a lot. >> i have seen you wear be them. >> yeah, i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. [ laughter ] but that's okay, it's a good fleece. >> it is a good fleece. >> stop saying things i already said. >> all right. all right. >> christy refused to thank a any of the stupid mayors who refused orders to evacuate, calling them, quote, idiots. reference to the storm, no
, thanks, reena. >> we're joined by a close friend of general petraeus, steve boynan. he's been in contact with the general over the weekend. >> i spoke to him several times over the weekend and before it broke, as you mentioned. first of all, he deeply regrets how much pain this has caused his family. he had a huge job that he felt he was doing great work. and that is all gone now. this all started about two months after he was in the cia, as the director. and just so you know, it also ended about four months ago. >> you say it started after he began as cia director. but it was pretty clear that ms. broadwell was with the general in afghanistan on several trips. while he was commanding american forces in afghanistan. no relationship then? >> there was no relationship then, as far as an affair. the affair started after he had been in the cia, after he retired from the army. she took several trips to afghanistan probably over the length of his tour there, it was approximately five or six trips, each of about several weeks in length. that she was doing research for her book. in fact, he wasn
, school. our photographer getting great shots there, steve, you can follow him on twitter he also took photos that are amazing. >> right now let's check in with josh elliot for what is coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> hopefully better news for you josh. >> you hear about the mudslide californiaian in nature seems to be that an regionally specific occurrence i hope everybody in daly city is okay. we have a lot to get to, as we look into this fbi probe into general petraeus' affair it appears to have snared his successor in afghanistan investigation has revealed possible relationship between general allen and a woman involved in the case full coverage of the scandal for the cia and u.s. military as this grows by the hour. also, a story out of michigan troubling, high school valedictorian stand-out athlete, you see him, on trial for allegedly murdering his mother. but, family and friends, including that man's own father, coming to his defense this morning. we'll look at why his family is sure that he did not do this. what if your favorite soda could fight fat i'm not going
of apple founders steve jobs and elan who started tesla motors. this is an unconventional school that teaches young entrepreneurs how to succeed in the real business word. it's founder, can't hit tim draper whos less includes hot list, skype and now he's spent millions founding the school. >> what i wanted to do was create a school of a type that encouraged people to step out there and become heros. to stick their neck out. as we say in the credo, to fail and fail again until they succeed. >> it's not open yet but the school held a month-long pilot program for some 40 students this summer. >> our brand, my reputation are paramount. >> each morning starts out with a superhero pledge. >> i will treat people well. i will make short term sacrifices for long-term success. >> students sit on bean bags. the curriculum is just as unusual. there's yoga, go-carts, kayaking, painting, urban and rural survival con tests. draper said these abc news tests teach them how to take on challenges out in the real world. >> a few people will succeed at and many people will fail at. our goal really is
. but now out front there are pictures of apple founders steve jobs and elan must who started tesla motors. this is an unconventional school that teaches young entrepreneurs how to succeed in the real business world. it's founder, capitalist tim draper, whose list includes hotlift, skype and tesla and now he's spent millions founding the new school. >> what i wanted to do was create a school of a type that encouraged people to step out there and become heros. to stick their neck out. as we say in the credo, to fail and fail again until they succeed. >> it's not open yet, but the school held a month-long pilot program for some 40 students this summer. >> my brand, my reputation are paramount. >> each morning starts out with a superhero pledge. >> i will treat people well. i will make short term sacrifices for long-term success. >> students sit on bean bags. the curriculum is just as unusual. there's yoga, go-carts, kayaking, painting, urban and rural survival contests. draper said these abc news tests teach them how to take on challenges out in the real world. >> a few people will succeed a
thinking. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: it was a near-deadly crash on the south side of milwaukee, caused by this car that blew a stop sign, crashing into oncoming traffic, sending this suv flying into the night. across the street, at this man's home, the camera he uses for security, rolling on it all. >> at the time, i was watching tv with the wife over here in the house. i heard like two trains colliding. that's what it sounded like. >> reporter: the ford explorer was on its side, sandwiched between a cadillac and another suv. the man and his neighbors started pouring out of their homes helping the victims. when all of a sudden, this grandfather of 14 could hear the faint sounds of a young girl crying for help. >> i could hear her cry. yelling for her mother and father. to hear a baby cry like that breaks your heart. >> reporter: the girl's mother was knocked out, curled up in a ball near the front seat of the flipped suv. the toddler was trapped in her car seat in the middle of the crumpled vehicle. >> i found the baby dangling on her car seat in the middle seat. s
years upon years to collect it. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: andy ashcar still claims he bought the winning scratch off ticket himself in 2006 at his family's syracuse convenience store where he worked and then waited six long years to split the money with his brother because he worried the cash would negatively affect his engagement to his girlfriend. >> i would hope at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: they put out a detailed press release hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers cheats and crooks saying they swindled the ticket from a hard-working 49-year-old father of two who was on top of the world. in october 2006 he was cashing in the winning ticket at the ashcar corner store confused by the number of zeros. >> what he saw was a 5 and a bunch of zeros. he made the mistake of trusting the person that so
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